Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Residential Youth Counselor is $17.37
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Residential Youth Counselors?
An early career Residential Youth Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.03 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Residential Youth Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.00 based on 7 salaries.
What Do Residential Youth Counselors Do?
Residential youth counselor positions involve working with children and adolescents; in some settings, counselors deal with a wide range of ages, while others focus on a specific age group and/or demographic (such as teenage girls). They help provide a positive, therapeutic environment to the youth under their supervision, who may have experienced traumatic and unstable environments. Residential youth counselors must serve as a positive role model, working with youth in individual and group …Read more